Photo of prospective parliamentary candidates (l-r): Louise Harris, Claire Young and Dine Romero.

Liberal Democrats select prospective candidate for Filton and Bradley Stoke

Liberal Democrat members in South Gloucestershire have selected their prospective candidates for the Filton and Bradley Stoke (FaBS) and Kingswood parliamentary constituencies, after re-selecting Claire Young in January to fight Thornbury and Yate. Louise Harris, councillor for the South Gloucestershire ward of Dodington, was selected for Filton and Bradley Stoke, whilst Dine Romero, Lib Dem group leader on Bath and

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Jack Lopresti at Farnborough.

Jack Lopresti holds FaBS but has majority halved

Conservative Jack Lopresti has retained his Filton and Bradley Stoke (FaBS) parliamentary seat but with a much reduced majority of 8.2 percent, compared to 20.0 percent in 2015. His share of the total votes cast was 50.0 percent (46.7 percent in 2015). Labour’s candidate Naomi Rylatt finished second with a 41.7 percent share of the vote, significantly up from the 26.6 percent her predecessor Ian Boulton

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Jack Lopresti (centre) makes a speech after retaining the Filton and Bradley Stoke parliamentary seat in the 2015 general election.

Jack Lopresti retains Filton and Bradley Stoke seat with increased majority

Conservative Jack Lopresti has retained his Filton and Bradley Stoke parliamentary seat with an increased majority of 20.0 percent, compared to 14.3 percent in 2010. Labour’s candidate Ian Boulton finished second with a 26.6 percent share of the vote, slightly up from the 26.4 percent he polled in 2010. Ben Walker, the UKIP candidate, finished in third place, on 14.8 percent.

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Jack Lopresti.

Jack Lopresti commences re-election campaign

Following the dissolution of parliament on Monday 30th March, Jack Lopresti (Conservative) has officially commenced his campaign to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Filton and Bradley Stoke (FABS). Born in Southmead Hospital in August 1969, Mr Lopresti has lived and worked in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area all his life. He lives locally

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Ben Walker (UKIP).

Ben Walker chosen to fight 2015 general election for UKIP

Bradley Stoke councillor Ben Walker has been chosen as the UKIP candidate for the Filton and Bradley Stoke (FABS) parliamentary seat in the 2015 general election. The party has also announced its first wave of prospective South Gloucestershire Council candidates. Speaking after his selection, Cllr Walker said: “I’m honoured to have been selected as the Filton and Bradley Stoke UKIP candidate

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